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January 5, 2012 Sustainability Spotlight: Winning Advice for Greener CommunitiesSource: ThomasNet
Responding to the fact that many communities around the country are seeking assistance in the form of tools and resources to help them make them more economically and environmentally sustainable, the U.S. EPA has developed the...
January 2, 2012 Twelve Steps for Going Green in 2012Source: Patch.com
While many people will make an array of resolutions for the New Year – lose weight, eat better, work harder, etc. – the Washington, DC-based environmental research organization Worldwatch Institute urges people to go green.
December 29, 2011 In Solar Power, India Begins Living Up to Its Own AmbitionsSource: NY Times
KHADODA, India — Solar power is a clean energy source. But in this arid part of northwest India it can also be a dusty one. Every five days or so, in a marriage of low and high tech, field hands with long-handled dust mops wipe...
December 27, 2011 Park in Madrid makes case for greening of world's citiesSource: Sacramento Bee
MADRID – Even on a chilly Thursday afternoon in December, the old men, engulfed in cigar smoke and reading newspapers, were sitting around chess tables under tall pines. Nearby, a young woman had strung her line between the...
December 26, 2011 Greening business will help both the economy and the planetSource: Guardian.co.uk
At the 1992 Earth Summit world leaders turned a corner in environmental policy and changed our world for the better. Will they mark it's 20th anniverary with another leap forward? Leaders at the first Earth Summit reached...
December 26, 2011 The electric car in 2011: like a baby taking its first stepsSource: Mercury News
Nissan Leafs and Chevy Volts already cruise the nation's highways, and Palo Alto-based Tesla Motors (TSLA) is on track to launch its all-electric Model S sedan in the coming year. Every major automaker has at least one electric...
December 23, 2011 New Wind Energy Projects (7 More Big OnesSource: CleanTechnica
Just finished my new solar energy project roundup of the week, so on to wind…. Here are the 7 big ones I’ve seen this week (other than what we’ve covered.. or are about to cover):
December 23, 2011 Guide to take forward idea of ‘greening’Source: iol.co.za
A new Green Guide that aims to bring solutions for the environment, poverty reduction, and equality will be released next year by the International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth (IPC-IG). Taking inspiration from UN...
December 21, 2011 London 2012 could be the 'compostable' OlympicsSource: PRW.com
An environmental body hopes that plastic packaging used at the London Olympics that is not recyclable is made from compostable materials. The NNFCC, the UK’s national centre for bio-renewable energy, fuels, and materials, has...
December 21, 2011 Top 10 Green Business Stories of 2011Source: Bloomberg
Yes, it's December again somehow: time to look back on what we've learned and oversimplify into a handy list. Here's my take on the 10 big stories in sustainability and green business this year: 1. The usual sustainability...
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